Species Sphingomonas azotifigens

Name: Sphingomonas azotifigens Xie and Yokota 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.zo.ti.fi’gens N.L. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French n. azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref. a-, not; from Gr. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. n. azôê, not sustaining life; L. pres. part. figens, fixing; from L. v. figo, to fix; N.L. part. adj. azotifigens, nitrogen fixing

Gender: feminine

Type strains: CCTCC AB205007; DSM 18530; IAM 15283; JCM 21734; NBRC 15497; Y39

16S rRNA gene: AB680881 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Xie CH, Yokota A. Sphingomonas azotifigens sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from the roots of Oryza sativa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:889-893.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1461-1462.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Sphingomonas Yabuuchi et al. 1990

Assigned by: Xie CH, Yokota A. Sphingomonas azotifigens sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from the roots of Oryza sativa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:889-893.

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